HEATHROW, Fla. – Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. on Thursday announced that Kevin Toomy has been named as senior vice president and chief operating officer for the Ruth’s Chris Steak House division.

Toomy has been serving as Ruth’s vice president of special projects. He joined the company in September. The company said the promotion is effective immediately.

Michael P. O'Donnell, chief executive officer and president of Ruth’s, Inc., said, “Kevin is a welcome addition to our senior operating team during these volatile times. His multi-faceted industry experience, in my mind, represents an ideal fit for the Ruth’s Chris brand. We look forward to his strategic and operational contributions in his new role.”

Toomy has previously worked with the Steak & Ale chain and has been a joint venture partner for Roy’s and Outback Steakhouse brands andserved most recently as owner and president of the Goldcoast Seafood Grill in South Florida.


Source: Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc.